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Buckingham Township Auditor (6 YR Term)

Auditors shall audit, adjust and settle the accounts of the tax collectors, the magisterial district judge and all officers of the borough. They audit, adjust and settle the accounts of any person, corporation, association, organization, committee or commission receiving or expending borough or township funds. Audit and report to the council or township board, upon the accounts of every officer of the borough, upon the death, resignation, removal or expiration of the term of the officer. Source: Act 37 of 2014/Title 8 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes

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    Vicki Buzan
    (Dem)

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    Steve Mekanik
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

Why are you running for this office?

What qualifications and experience do you have that will assist you in the performance of the duties of this office?

Experience Loan Officer, Mortgage Underwriter, Teacher, Elected Secretary of Centennial Education Association
Education B.A. Rider University M.A. Gratz College
I am running for Auditor because I believe that as an elected official, we not only have a duty, but an obligation to make ourselves available and easily accessible to our constituents. I will work to make sure that the public is kept informed and the proper oversights are taking place within the office of the Auditor. I am running for office because I want to serve and give back to the community that I love.
My training in finance continues to shape my life as I am deeply passionate about personal budgeting and being financially responsible. I have been an avid budgeter since 2013 and not only encourage--but help others in taking charge of their own finances and living a financially empowered life. Throughout my 20 years in education, I have had to problem solve, plan creatively, and cultivate diverse relationships in order to be an effective educator. It is through these experiences and my love of community that provides me with a unique skill set making me the best candidate for the position of Auditor for Buckingham Township.

Experience Currently a Small Business Owner, Previously: Assistant Controller, Tax Accountant, Forensic Accountant and various levels of staff accountant were all in my career.
Education The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
Email address MekanikS@msn.com
I am running for Buckingham Township Auditor because I want to continue to keep Buckingham great! We are a very well-run Township with an excellent credit rating. I wish to keep this alive and continue what other Auditors have accomplished here in Buckingham. I have been on several small boards including Police Exployers, EMS Exployers, A Charter Member and Vice Chairman of a National Factuality Advisory Board, Kiwanis Club for Children, and Del-Val Citadel Club where I am currently the President. I have been living here in the township now for about twenty years. I have been married for almost 24 years. I have four children. Three that are currently going through the Central Bucks School District. I respect and love our community. So, I respectfully ask for your vote.
My current and past qualifications make me the ideal candidate for Buckingham Township Auditor. I am currently a CEO and small business owner for the past seventeen years here in the township. I was previously an Assistant Controller, Tax Accountant, Forensic Accountant and had various levels of staff accounting in my long career. I feel with all this past and current experience I feel that I could bring a strong background to the Auditors position. I look forward to working with the current administration and continue moving Buckingham in to the future. Thank you.